Created on 30 August 2018
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Centre for Information and Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education received from the Ministry of Civil Affairs information related to an extending of validation of a Protocol between the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Government of Republic of Slovenia on Cooperation in the Area of Education.  

Information is stated, between others, that an earlier protocol on cooperation in the area of education ("Official Gazette of BiH", No. 03/15), signed on 25 July 2013 in Sarajevo and lasted 5 study years (2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018) as well as in accordance with provisions of the mentioned Protocol citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina have been equaled to citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union related to study fees since 2013-2014 study year. Specifically, after signing of Protocol in 2013, schoolarship for foreigners have not been paid for students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, they had paid before that period.

Moreover, within the Centre of the Republic Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programs (CMEPIUS), 18 montly scholarship for study traning at higher education institutions in the Republic of Slovenia for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina is available every year.

After a procudure was conducted, on 4 July 2018, with an exchange of diplomatic notes, the duration of the Protocol between the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Government of Republic of Slovenia on Cooperation in the Area of Education was extended until the end of study year in which Bosnia and Herzegovina will become a member of the European Union.